Number Crunching Quiz 1

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The following quiz round was kindly donated by Lynne Boston from the UK. Many thanks again Lynne, a great addition to the site.

The idea is simple. Please find below some numbers plus abbreviations of a clue to a well-known saying or phrase. Expand the abbreviations to find the phrase.

 

Number

Clue

Answer

24

H in a D

........................................................

20000

L under the S

........................................................

5

V in the A

........................................................

13

B D

........................................................

52

C in a P

........................................................

747

J J

........................................................

220

Y in a F

........................................................

12

D of C

........................................................

24

B B in a P

........................................................

60

S in a M

........................................................

2001

S O

........................................................

366

D in a L Y

........................................................

18

H on a G C

........................................................

4

S on a V

........................................................

9

P in the S S

........................................................

7

P in a N T

........................................................

32

P in a C S

........................................................

1215

M C

........................................................

66

B in the B

........................................................

1812

O

........................................................

8

L on a S

........................................................

7

W of the W

........................................................

10

G B H on the W

........................................................

1066

B of H

........................................................

3

M in a B

........................................................

11

P in a F T

........................................................

10

D S

........................................................

4

S of the Y

........................................................

206

B in the H B

........................................................

1001

A N

........................................................

4

H of the A

........................................................

14

L in a S

........................................................

12

S of the Z

........................................................

7

A of M

........................................................

57

H V

........................................................

10

C

........................................................

76

T led the B P

........................................................

2

P in a P

........................................................

1666

G F of L

........................................................

39

S

........................................................

7

D in a W

........................................................

7

D S

........................................................

9

L of a C

........................................................

1815

B of W

........................................................

3

B M

........................................................

101

D

........................................................

3

L P

........................................................

100

C in a M

........................................................

1000

G in a K

........................................................

7

C in the R

........................................................

1953

C of Q E

........................................................

2468

W D W A

........................................................

88

K on a P

........................................................

3

C of G B

........................................................

3

C in a F

........................................................

7

S

........................................................

3

L R

........................................................

6

L on an I

........................................................

12

M of a J

........................................................

2

S to a S

........................................................

21

S on a D

........................................................

2

H on a B C

........................................................

21

C in the A

........................................................

7

P of W

........................................................

52

W in a Y

........................................................

1,2,3,4,5

O I C A F A

........................................................

 

ANSWERS

 

Number

Clue

Answer

24

H in a D

Hours in a Day

20000

L under the S

Leagues under the Sea

5

V in the A

Vowels in the Alphabet

13

B D

Bakers Dozen

52

C in a P

Cards in a Pack (minus Jokers!)

747

J J

Jumbo Jet

220

Y in a F

Yards in a Furlong

12

D of C

Days of Christmas

24

B B in a P

Blackbirds Baked in a Pie

60

S in a M

Seconds in a Minute

2001

S O

Space Odyssey

366

D in a L Y

Days in a Leap Year

18

H on a G C

Holes on a Golf Course

4

S on a V

Strings on a Violin

9

P in the S S

Planets in the Solar System

7

P in a N T

Players in a Netball Team

32

P in a C S

Pieces in a Chess Set

1215

M C

Magna Carta

66

B in the B

Books in the Bible

1812

O

Overture

8

L on a S

Legs on a Spider

7

W of the W

Wonders of the World

10

G B H on the W

Green Bottles Hanging on the Wall

1066

B of H

Battle of Hastings

3

M in a B

Men in a Boat

11

P in a F T

Players in a Football Team

10

D S

Downing Street 

4

S of the Y

Seasons of the Year

206

B in the H B

Bones in the Human Body

1001

A N

Arabian Nights

4

H of the A

Horsemen of the Apocalypse

14

L in a S

Lines in a Sonnet

12

S of the Z

Signs of the Zodiac

7

A of M

Ages of Man

57

H V

Heinz Varieties (!)

10

C

Commandments

76

T led the B P

Trombones led the Big Parade

2

P in a P

Peas in a Pod

1666

G F of L

Great Fire of London

39

S

Steps

7

D in a W

Days in a Week

7

D S

Deadly Sins

9

L of a C

Lives of a Cat

1815

B of W

Battle of Waterloo

3

B M

Blind Mice

101

D

Dalmatians

3

L P

Little Pigs

100

C in a M

Centimetres in a Metre

1000

G in a K

Grammes in a Kilo

7

C in the R

Colours in the Rainbow

1953

C of Q E

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth

2468

W D W A

Who Do We Appreciate (!)

88

K on a P

Keys on a Piano

3

C of G B

Countries of Great Britain

3

C in a F

Coins in a Fountain

7

S

Seas

3

L R

Legged Race

6

L on an I

Legs on an Insect

12

M of a J

Members of a Jury

2

S to a S

Sides to a Story

21

S on a D

Spots on a Die

2

H on a B C

Humps on a Bactrian Camel

21

C in the A

Consonants in the Alphabet

7

P of W

Pillars of Wisdom

52

W in a Y

Weeks in a Year

1,2,3,4,5

O I C A F A

Once I Caught A Fish Alive

 

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